com·​fy | \ ˈkəm(p)-fē How to pronounce comfy (audio) \
comfier; comfiest

Definition of comfy

: comfortable a comfy sofa a comfy routine

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Examples of comfy in a Sentence

couldn't wait to return home and sleep in his own comfy bed customers are not likely to get too comfy in the restaurant's unforgiving chairs
Recent Examples on the Web These are a pair of comfy wireless headphones using a low-latency codec that ensures the lip movements of characters on the screen stay in sync. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, "New Creative SXFI Carrier Soundbar With Dolby Atmos Reviewed," 6 May 2021 These comfy shoes come in a wide range of trendy styles and colors, with versions available for both men and women. Maren Estrada, BGR, "Can you believe these sneakers that Amazon shoppers are obsessed with are only $20?," 4 May 2021 Reader’s Choice Cute, comfy pajamas were top of mind for Vogue readers, especially Lunya’s silk shorts and soft T-shirt sets. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, "13 Vogue Editors on the Things They Bought—and Loved—in April," 3 May 2021 This month’s most popular recipes straddled the transition season in classic April fashion—which is to say our cravings see-sawed between bright vegetables and comfy carbs. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, "The 10 Most Popular Recipes of April 2021," 30 Apr. 2021 Another common theme among the styles making repeat appearances everywhere from the runway to Instagram are shoes that combine indoor comfort with outdoor style, for that part of you that isn’t quite ready to let go of your comfy quarantine style. Jamila Stewart, Essence, "7 Shoe Trends To Keep Your Eye On For Spring 2021," 27 Apr. 2021 Some comfy furniture to lay on and a wide umbrella to block out the rays. Jon Winkler, USA TODAY, "Patio furniture galore is on sale right now at Walmart—shop all the best pieces," 27 Apr. 2021 The Hyperlite Sheets are super-breathable tencel sheets woven in a grid meant to allow for better airflow, and the Lightweight Duvet (which comes in down, down alternative, and humidity-fighting versions) is light but still comfy. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, "Casper Just Launched a New Cooling Collection for Hot Sleepers — and It's a Game Changer," 23 Apr. 2021 Simply throw on the shorts with a sports bra or workout top to hit the gym or hike a trail, then swap those out for a comfy tee and a denim jacket for the rest of the day. Eden Lichterman,, "These Workout Shorts with Pockets Are a Number One Best-Seller on Amazon, and They’re on Sale," 20 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of comfy

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comfy

by shortening & alteration — see comfort entry 1

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10 May 2021

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“Comfy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

informal : physically comfortable

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